Department of Scientific Affairs
Steven Bennett, Ph.D. serves CSPA and its member companies as the Vice President of Scientific Affairs. Steve is responsible for leading the scientific department, developing science policies and positions, and providing scientific guidance on issues covering CPSA’s product divisions. He is currently leading CSPA’s TSCA implementation efforts and is the Polishes and Floor Maintenance Division staff executive. Dr. Bennett works with CSPA member companies on technical aspects pertaining to green chemistry, air quality, sustainability, EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program, California’s Proposition 65, and poison prevention issues. He also manages CSPA’s product stewardship initiative, Product Care®. Steve serves as the Association’s primary external spokesperson on scientific, technical and sustainability issues.
Prior to joining CSPA, Steve worked as a scientist and chemist for E.A. Engineering, taught several years in academia, and continues to lecture in the Environmental Science and Policy Master’s Program at Johns Hopkins University. Steve holds a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Delaware and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Lock Haven University (Pennsylvania).
Staff Executive For:
Product Care Stewardship
Scientific Affairs Committee
Ingredient Communication & Sustainability
Polishes & Floor Maintenance Products Division